Prevalence and causes of iron deficiency anemias in infants aged 9 to 12 months in Estonia

@article{Vendt2007PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and causes of iron deficiency anemias in infants aged 9 to 12 months in Estonia},
  author={Neve Vendt and Heli Gr{\"u}nberg and Sirje Leedo and Vallo Tillmann and Tiina Talvik},
  journal={Medicina},
  year={2007},
  volume={43 12},
  pages={
          947-52
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence and causes of iron deficiency anemia in infants aged 9 to 12 months in Estonia. MATERIAL AND METHODS Every second child aged 9-12 months was randomly selected from primary medical centers in seven counties from all over Estonia. A questionnaire concerning eating habits and lifestyle was sent to their parents. Sixty-five percent (n=195) of contacted families agreed to participate in the study. Mean corpuscular volume and hemoglobin, serum ferritin, and… CONTINUE READING

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